02 December 2014 10:36
The course held from Thursday, 20 November 2014 to Thursday, 27 November 2014 in Cairo, Egypt was targeted for Referees and Assistant Referees in the Elite ‘B’ category of the CAF Refereeing Development Grading System.
The objective of the seven-day course was to update the participants on the Laws of the Game as well as evaluate their fitness and technical abilities for upcoming major competitions such as the Africa Cup of Nations and the African Nations Championship (CHAN).
The participants were taken through the usual ‘YOYO and Ariet’ Fitness tests whilst theoretical topics included Severity of Offences, Match Management, Penalty Area Incidents amongst others.
Instructors were Yahya Hadqa (Morocco), Essam Abdel Fattah (Egypt), Mark Nzengo (Malawi) and Youssouf Diallo (Mali).
Forty six (46) Match Officials made up of 22 Referees and 24 Assistant Referees from 35 National Associations attended the course.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) News
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